Contributions to the NDP Report

November 29, 2013

The members of the IEWG were invited to submit short statements to help inform Bhutan’s NDP report, Happiness: Towards a New Development Paradigm. While the report draws on these individual statements as well as other contributions from IEWG members, it may not be a complete representation of all their views. The original versions of individual and team contributions submitted to the Secretariat are given below.


Isabelle Cassiers

Clóvis Cavalcanti

Anthony (Tony) Charles

Anil K. Gupta

John de Graaf

Richard Heinberg

John Helliwell

Johannes Hirata

David Korten

Frances Moore Lappé

Manfred Max-Neef

Toni Noble

Gregory A. Norris

Kristin Vala Ragnarsdóttir

William Rees

Matthieu Ricard

Martin Seligman

Vandana Shiva

James Gustave Speth

David Suzuki

Neil Thin

Peter Timmerman

Wenceslao Unanue

Mathis Wackernagel

Eric Zencey


Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and Thangavel Palanivel

Tim Jackson and Peter Victor

Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir, Debra Roberts and team


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